Strongly committed to sustainability, the French Region of Pays de la Loire actively supports marine renewable energy, in particular offshore wind farms off its Atlantic coast. Its capital Nantes was awarded the title of European Green Capital in 2013 for its environmental standards and quality of life. The city of Nantes leads the way in transportation innovations, climate change initiatives and overall biodiversity.
Project Butterfly is devoted to holding space for visionaries, guides, activists, artists, healers and educators to communicate their vision, provide tools for inner healing, techniques to heal our planet and create unity through community.
Project Onward is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the career development of artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Operating as both a studio and gallery, Project Onward supports the work of visual artists who have exceptional talents but face challenges ranging from autism to mental illness. OUR MISSION: - To provide artists with disabilities the opportunity to create their work in a safe, supportive studio environment, with access to work space, materials, and professional guidance; - To connect artists with disabilities with the arts community and the general public, through the professional exhibition and sale of their work, and through public programs designed to foster audience participation; - To inspire change by using art to promote empathy and reduce the stigma of mental illness and developmental disabilities; to improve the self-image of artists through the social and economic value of their work; and to cultivate new audiences in the art market by increasing awareness of, and demand for, artwork created by people with disabilities.
Public Interest Pictures is a non-profit film company that produces award-winning documentary films that inform the public and foster social change using true stories to start discussions and open minds. Their films have won festival honors and an Emmy nod and have aired on HBO, Sundance Channel, and other domestic and international networks. Films include Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election, Unconstitutional: The War on our Civil Liberties, Hacking Democracy, and Broadcast Blues.
Washington state's oldest and largest energy utility, with a 6,000 square mile service area stretching across 11 counties, Puget Sound Energy serves more than 1 million electric customers and nearly 750,000 natural gas customers. PSE, a subsidiary of Puget Energy, meets the energy needs of its growing customer base primarily in Western Washington through incremental, cost effective energy conservation, procurement of sustainable energy resources, and far sighted investment in the energy delivery infrastructure. PSE employees are dedicated to providing great customer service to deliver energy that is safe, reliable, reasonably priced, and environmentally responsible. For more information, visit PSE.com.